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Casualties - 10 - 12 June 1942


10-Jun

LOCKLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (974918) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was serving with No 34 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

10-Jun

WAINWRIGHT, DEREK WILLIAM  (88721) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD504 of No 41 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when he was shot down by an Fw 190 and crash landed on the Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

10-Jun

SKINNER, THURSTAN BARNS  (104502) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL715 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s on a raid against Lannion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jun

PRINCE, ARTHUR  (1166132) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL715 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s on a raid against Lannion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jun

BOWMAN, LLOYD DOUGLAS  (J/6153) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL715 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s on a raid against Lannion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jun

MARGRETT, ALAN ARTHUR  (R/83550) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL715 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s on a raid against Lannion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jun

MACMURDIE, JAMES  (901265) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1261 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger on take off from Middle Wallop on a training flight.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

10-Jun

WALTERS, WILFRID ARTHUR CLEMENT  (755538) RAFVR - age 21

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD603 of No 157 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Stansted in Essex.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

10-Jun

GRAHAM-LITTLE, ESMOND BIRCH  (85238) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD603 of No 157 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Stansted in Essex.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

10-Jun

GREGORY, GERALD ROSS  (400321) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

McLEAN, ALAN MAXWELL  (402387) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

BENSTED, LIONEL MAURICE  (404428) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

HONEYMAN, ARCHIBALD COWEN  (404549) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

HILL, GEORGE  (946109) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

FULLER, BERT LAWRENCE GEORGE  (1377586) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB514 of No 215 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Ghafargoan in India.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jun

NORMAN, DENIS WRIGHT  (1169618) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9893 of No 217 Sqn, which was killed when his aircraft was attacked by a Bf 109 on a transit flight from Gibraltar and Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

10-Jun

STEAD, GEORGE RONALD  (60531) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8076 of No 235 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jun

COCKSHOTT, JACK  (1002361) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8076 of No 235 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

10-Jun

GOLLAND, ROBERT  (1177740) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7009 of No 22 SFTS, which collided with Oxford, AR790 of No 23 SFTS near Bulawayo.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

10-Jun

BUNN, ALBERT WILLIAM  (656181) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, AJ705 of No 22 SFTS, which failed to recover from a firing pass on the Kabanga Bombing Range.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

10-Jun

BOYCE, HAROLD ERNEST  (1332390) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AR790 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with Harvard, N7010 of No 22 SFTS near Bulawayo.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

10-Jun

WATT, THOMAS FAIR  (J/15347) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4983 of No 9 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Penrhos.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Echo Bank) Cemetery.

10-Jun

SNOW, JOHN MALCOLM  (103023) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4983 of No 9 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Penrhos.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

10-Jun

NELSON, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1034627) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Nottingham.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery.

10-Jun

CULLEN, SYDNEY HENRY AMBROSE  (799726) RAFVR - age 47

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Marylebone.  He is buried in Bexley (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

10-Jun

DAVIDGE, ALLEN HERBERT  (1445881) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Chatham.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

10-Jun

HARDY, WILLIAM (1372763) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving at RAF Ossington and died at Newark General Hospital from concussion and edema to the brain sustained on 2 June after falling from a fuel bowser.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

10-Jun

ORPWOOD, LIONEL WILLIAM HAROLD  (905984) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a car accident at Pitchcombe, near Stroud.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

10-Jun

ADAMS, GEORGE  (1500291) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery.

11-Jun

PERKS, HERBERT THOMAS BERT  (1253663) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and died from Typhoid.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

11-Jun

HUMBY, CECIL ARTHUR  (1195635) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was serving with No 34 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

11-Jun

CAMPS, KENNETH WILLIAM  (751343) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 44 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when he came off his motor cycle on the Branston-Waddington road.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

11-Jun

SMITH, EDWARD ANTHONY  (122022) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

HORNE, RONALD GUY  (949946) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

McKENZIE, RODERICK GEORGE  (973528) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

CAMERON, ALEXANDER HENRY  (1002082) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

ENNION, MAURICE ADENEY ELLIS  (1150934) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

BOOTSMA, DONALD HILL  (J/15775) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9477 'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

MACKAY, PHILLIP STANLEY  (112493) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM KENNETH  (401086) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

SPENCE, HAROLD MENZIES  (402411) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

MELHUISH, JOHN WILLIAM  (913679) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

MONK, DERRICK JOHN  (922739) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

O'DAY, DENNIS NEILL  (1059607) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

CLARKE, THOMAS HARRY  (R/54784) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5636 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jun

SHAND, THOMAS WATSON  (539044) RAF - age 26

Cpl

He was serving with No 84 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

11-Jun

LAWRENCE, RAYMOND WALTER  (64936) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

WHALLEY, DAVID JOHN  (128051) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

PYBUS, JACK  (401778) RNZAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

HENDERSON, JAMES MORPHETT  (406560) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

BURLEY, JOHN EDWARD  (943928) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

GREENMAN, RAYMOND GEORGE  (967527) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

McNEILL, GORDON MCLEOD  (980994) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

McCOMBIE, HERBERT KITCHENER  (981773) RAFVR - age 26

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

COMER, VINCENT  (1015558) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5805 of No 95 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta due to a technical fault.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jun

OLIPHANT, JOHN  (1387202) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 103 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

IRWIN, JOHN RAMSEY  (987874) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

BADEN, HARRY GEORGE  (1154087) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

BROWN, JOHN WESLEY  (R/66299) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

STRANG, R B (R/79574) RA - age 28

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

McRAE, RODERICK HEAD  (R/79574) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jun

HUDSON, JOSEPH  (979866) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB482 'K' of No 108 Sqn, which probably ditched after being hit by flak over Maleme.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

11-Jun

PERSSE, CHARLES WILLIAM PARRY  (404184) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE864 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst providing top cover for No 33  Sqn.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

11-Jun

HARDER, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1239732) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving with No 607 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

11-Jun

SPRAY, GERALD  (1020344) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 990 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery.

11-Jun

BRAMLEY, JOHN  (116574) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1851 of No 15 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Forest House, Gates Hill, Cumberland.  He was cremated at  Leicester City (Gilroes) Crematorium.

11-Jun

WEBB, WILLIAM LESLIE RE (116574) RE - age

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1851 of No 15 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Forest House, Gates Hill, Cumberland.

11-Jun

JONES, BASIL EVERARD FRANCIS  (778684) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1073 of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Lindholme on its way to carry practice circuits at the airfield.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

11-Jun

ROOKE, BRIAN EDWIN  (934159) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1073 of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Lindholme on its way to carry practice circuits at the airfield.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

11-Jun

CRYER, GUY ERIC  (68794) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9604 of No 4 (C)OTU, which flew into ground Wig Bay.  He was cremated at  Cheltenham Crematorium.

11-Jun

FAULKNER, ERNEST  (640724) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9604 of No 4 (C)OTU, which flew into ground Wig Bay.  He is buried in Hever (St Peter) Churchyard.

11-Jun

HARMAN, GEORGE  (521240) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9604 of No 4 (C)OTU, which flew into ground Wig Bay.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

11-Jun

MASSAM, ERNEST THOMAS  (774083) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9604 of No 4 (C)OTU, which flew into ground Wig Bay.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery.

11-Jun

RAINE, ARNOLD  (569235) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9604 of No 4 (C)OTU, which flew into ground Wig Bay.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery.

11-Jun

BISHOP, ANTHONY PEARCE  (979227) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 576 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

11-Jun

HOARE, KENNETH JEFFERSON  (1505025) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 77 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

11-Jun

ORTON, BETTY  (2058675) WAAF - age 20

ACW1

She was probably serving at RAF Bassingbourn and died in the station sick quarters, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  She is buried in Sileby Cemetery.

12-Jun

SAUL, VICTOR WILLIAM  (108002) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3695 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Jun

RUTHERFORD, JAMES  (996598) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3695 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Jun

EVANS, FRANK CRAWFORD  (1052467) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3695 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Jun

HOLMES, HARVEY  (1119620) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3695 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Jun

SWIDERSKI, ALEXANDER  (R/60293) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3695 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Jun

WHALEN, GEORGE HARVEY  (751942) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard.

12-Jun

CAMERON, WILLIAM  (R/75260) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5143 'C' of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down on an interception in the El Adem area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jun

WILLSON, KENNETH BRIAN  (68801) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

FROUD, LESLIE CHARLES  (118194) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

BROMAGE, HERBERT KITCHENER  (959052) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

BRIMER, STANLEY  (1101057) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

HARSUM, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (1152810) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

LORIMER, ALEXANDER SEATON  (R/77122) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD210 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery.

12-Jun

PEARSE, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (1013029) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 62 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

12-Jun

WILLIAMS, DONALD GEORGE  (106560) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5621 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

12-Jun

ENGLAND, KENNETH HAYNE  (404902) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5621 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

12-Jun

STOCKPORT, WALLACE  (551385) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5621 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

12-Jun

DOMINY, RALPH HENRY  (1176014) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5621 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

12-Jun

BRADER, JACK  (927590) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 108 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

12-Jun

YOUNG, ALBERT JOSEPH  (1269029) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford.

12-Jun

DAY, NORMAN BUCKENHAM  (1375479) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford.

12-Jun

FIELDING, TOM ILLENDEN  (408142) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12-Jun

ROBINS, GEORGE THOMAS A.  (1284692) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

12-Jun

MALLETT, EDWARD WALTER  (931919) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

CAMPBELL, JOHN BERTRAM  (1060537) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

SWAFFIELD, BRIAN WILLIAM  (1194408) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

KILLELEA, DAVID EDMUND  (1170643) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 115 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

LAURIE, JAMES HUNTER  (1062864) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Dunscore Cemetery.

12-Jun

COOPER, WILLIAM REUBEN  (925750) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Gatcombe (St Olave) Churchyard.

12-Jun

JONES, GEORGE  (776041) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

12-Jun

WRIGLEY, JAMES CECIL  (1060428) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, ET587 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst returning from an escort mission.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

12-Jun

MOLLER, JAMES DALLAS  (1182841) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6175 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Sunderland after hitting a barrage balloon cable on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12-Jun

BROCKINGTON, GEORGE STANLEY  (R/75725) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6175 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Sunderland after hitting a barrage balloon cable on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Worcester Park (St Philip) Churchyard.

12-Jun

YOUNG, IVAN CHARLES  (400402) RAAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Kittyhawk I, AL170 of No 450 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie in the El Adem area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jun

RABIEH, IBRAHIM  (775318) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 977 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

12-Jun

COSTER, ARTHUR LESLIE  (922066) RAFVR - age 37

LAC

He was serving with No 979 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

12-Jun

COCK, ALFRED EDWARD  (1427965) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 2774 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

12-Jun

BOLTON, WARREN PERCY  (112308) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1177 of No 12 OTU, which spun into the ground near Chipping Norton as the result of a build up of ice during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12-Jun

COUNIHAN, JOHN ERNEST  (1283564) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1177 of No 12 OTU, which spun into the ground near Chipping Norton as the result of a build up of ice during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12-Jun

VAVASOUR, BEDE JOSEPH STOURTON  (117144) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1177 of No 12 OTU, which spun into the ground near Chipping Norton as the result of a build up of ice during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cresswell (St Mary) Roman Catholic Church Cemetery.

12-Jun

MAJURY, ALFRED JAMES  (116416) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1177 of No 12 OTU, which spun into the ground near Chipping Norton as the result of a build up of ice during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

12-Jun

MILLIGAN, JOSEPH  (1117073) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 OTU and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn (Gayton Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

PEARSON, HARRY HORACE PERCIVAL  (1387781) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T8231 of No 27 EFTS, which spun into the ground on take off from Induna.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

12-Jun

HERGOTT, WILBERT NICHOLAS  (R/103049) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7468 of No 56 OTU, which stalled and crashed as he turned onto finals at Leuchars.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

12-Jun

FRASER, DONALD  (413834) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2428 of No 59 OTU, which crashed and caught fire near Shankend having become separated from the other in the formation on entering cloud.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

12-Jun

SMITH, FREDERICK GEORGE  (336771) RAF - age 41

Cpl

He was serving at Asansol at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

12-Jun

HOLMES, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1474872) RAFVR - age 38

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst attending a 21st birthday party in 'The Eagle' public house in Kings Lynn when it was bombed.  He is buried in King's Lynn Cemetery.

12-Jun

BARNES, LEONARD JOHN  (919913) RAFVR - age 26

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Aldbourne (St Michael) Churchyard.

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